ERIC Number: ED276233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Computer Technology and Persons with Disabilities: Proceedings of the Conference (Northridge, California, October 17-19, 1985).
Murphy, Harry J.
Twenty-seven papers are presented from a conference on applications of computer technology for disabled persons. The following titles and authors are represented: "Computer Applications For Rehabilitation Organizations: Finding What You Need" (T. Backer); "Similarities In Cognitive Development Of Severely Physically Handicapped and Younger Regular Students" (S. Ball); "Telecommunications For The Physically Handicapped" (P. Cunningham and J. Gose); "Very Low Cost Applications Of Talking Bar Code Technology Combined With Pictorial And Alphabetic Language Symbols" (J. Curran); "Strategies To Promote Integration and Acceptance Of Students With Disabilities Among Their Non-Disabled Peers, Using Microcomputers" (D. Dutton); "Speech Synthesis As A Teaching Tool" (F. Fisher); "The Use Of Microcomputers In Program Evaluation" (C. Fitzpatrick); "Dexter: A 'Talking' Hand For The Deaf-Blind" (D. Gilden); "No Monitor or Keyboard Needed for Computerized Educational Devices For Blind Children" (D. Gilden); "Interactive-Observation In Communicative Disorders" (E. Hall et al.); "Teaming The Classroom Computer With A Textbook For Teaching Phonics To Hearing-Impaired Students" (S. Hart-Davis); "Alternative Access Methods For Users Of Computer-Based Information Systems" (D. Jaffe); "Integrating Computer Technology With Severely Handicapped And Learning Handicapped Students" (R. Kleitman et al.); "Miss STIM: An Extra-Interactive Electronic Learning System" (C. Knoppel et al.); "A Keyboard Emulator For The IBM PC" (R. Lodewyck); "RADIO ACTIVE: A Microcomputer-Based Radio Access System for the Severely Physically Handicapped" (R. Lodewyck); "Creative Uses Of Synthetic Speech For The Hearing Impaired" (S. Longacre); "High Tech For Multihandicapped Individuals" (S. Longacre); "APL: A Language To Assist Disabled People" (D. McIntyre and R. McIntyre); "Computerized Symbol Processing For Handicapped Persons" (R. Osguthorpe et al.); "Making Apple Computers Accessible To Blind Children" (A. Renouf and S. Phillips); "Computer-Assisted Fitting Of An Implanted Cochlear Prosthesis" (J. Sinclair et al.); "Computer Technology For Communicatively Handicapped Pupils In Public Schools" (D. Soroky et al.); "Visagraph Eye-Movement Recording System" (B. Talluto); "The PortaBraille--A Communication Device For The Blind" (W. Thompson); "Computer Applications In Deaf Education" (R. Trachtenberg); "The Integration Of Logic Software Into The Curriculum Through Activities Away From The Computer" (L. Ware). (CL)
Descriptors: Braille, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Electromechanical Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Microcomputers, Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Speech, Visual Impairments
California State University, Northridge, Office of Disabled Student Services, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330 ($12.95; California residents enclose $13.79).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Northridge. Office of Disabled Student Services.
Note: For selected individual papers, see EC 191 352-361.